Getting To Know Your Pollstar Live! Panelists: Rick Mueller

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Pollstar Live!, the world’s largest gathering of live entertainment professionals, returns to the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, Feb. 21-23. The three-day conference is a flagship event for Pollstar magazine with compelling keynotes, panels, roundtables and the Pollstar Awards, celebrating the best in the business, along with plenty of opportunities to network and engage in insightful discussions.

Pollstar Live! kicks off with Production Live!, the one-day companion conference that features panels on all topics related to staging live events including lighting, video, stage management, sound technique, concert production, video, regulations, security and more.

Click these links for the Production Live! schedule and the Pollstar Live! schedule. Register for Pollstar Live! here.

Getting To Know Your Pollstar Live! Panelists

Rick Mueller

Rick Mueller
President at AEG Presents

Panel: Knowing When To Pull The Plug Or Sweat It Out
Date/Time: Thursday l Feb. 23 l 2 p.m.

Why must everyone go to your panel?
Because the “who owns the manifest” panel is already at capacity.

What story will you tell during the panel?
That one time Tim Leiweke told a band they could go. … Yeah, not going there.

What’s the story you won’t tell?
It wouldn’t be a story I won’t tell if I told it.

What may cause tempers to flare?
Sam Hunt defending being a Giants fan but living in Oakland.

What was the best part of your 2022?
So many good shows!

Your predictions for 2023’s live industry highlights?
So many good shows!

Career tentpoles you are most proud of?
I once covered a Carrot Top show in Fresno.